The Crescent Report

May 21, 2008

Afrosphere Feels it Has Been Shut Out

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — Imam Mahdi Bray @ 8:40 pm

Last week, bloggers found out which of them have been awarded credentials to the Democratic National Convention in Denver.

About one blog per state was permitted — a total of 55. In Georgia, that means Jon Flack’s Tondee’s Tavern can book its plane tickets. And other blogs may have to resign themselves to cable TV.

Flack says advocacy for Democratic causes was a factor in the DNC selection process.

Tondee’s Tavern is a community blog, operated by several “bartenders.” Flack is a candidate for the Forsyth County commission. Going with him to Denver, under the blog auspices, will be contributor Amy Morton of Macon, who has her own site, Georgia Women Vote. Morton, too, is active in Democratic politics

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